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CARRIAGE OF GOODS BY SEA ACT, 1924      35

Any act of persons acting outside the law, such as pirates,
etc.

(g) ACT OR RESTRAINT OF PRINCES, RULERS OR PEOPLE,
OR SEIZURE UNDER LEGAL PROCESS.

Any act which is enforceable by persons acting under
the law, e.g. royal proclamation, or government orders.

(h) QUARANTINE RESTRICTIONS.

Covering all restrictions made or imposed by a medical
officer or medical authorities in connection with quarantine.

(f) ACT OR OMISSION OF THE SHIPPER OR OWNER OF
GOODS OR HIS AGENT.

Carrier cannot be held liable for any act which, may be
caused by the neglect or omission of the shipper or owner of
goods.

(j) STRIKES, LOCK-OUTS, OR RESTRAINT OF LABOUR FROM

WHATSOEVER CAUSE WHETHER PARTIAL OR GENERAL.

A partial stoppage of labour in London would, however,
give no excuse for protection under this clause for a ship
loading at Glasgow, unless directly affected.

(k) RlOTS AND CIVIL COMMOTION.

(/) SAVING OR ATTEMPTING TO SAVE LIFE OR PROPERTY
AT SEA.

See notes under para. 4 of this Article.
(m) WASTAGE OR LOSS FROM INHERENT DEFECT OR VICE

OF THE GOODS.

Inherent vice may be described as the natural tendency
of goods to waste or become damaged, a common form of
which is black rot in apples, causing considerable loss to
many cargoes of apples over which the carrier has no control.
(n) INSUFFICIENCY OF PACKING) RESPONSIBILITIES OF
(a) INSUFFICIENCY OF MARKS   )    THE SHIPPER.

{p) LATENT DEFECTS NOT DISCOVERED BY DUE DILIGENCE.

A latent defect may be described as an interior weakness
which is not discoverable by exterior examination, such as
a water pipe, faulty in its manufacture, but not discernible
by ordinary examination.

(q) ANY OTHER CAUSE ARISING WITHOUT THE ACTUAL
FAULT OR PRIVITY OF A GABBIER OB HIS AGENT,